Affordable Care Act

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Focuses On Cuban Immigrant Upbringing In Vegas Talks

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he is indebted to America and running for president is his way of repaying his obligation.

07/11/2015

Health Care Obamacare Affordable Care Act Insurance

Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn’t End Debate

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.

06/25/2015

Carole and Mike Driscoll said they are grateful the Supreme Court decided to back Obamacare. (Source: CBS4)

Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs Obamacare

One South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.

06/25/2015

November 15, 2014: People signing up for healthcare at an open enrollment.  (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, Obamacare

A major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.

06/25/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Lee Blasts ‘Hypocritical’ House As Talks Continue

Even as a flare-up in negotiations on economic-development spending demonstrated simmering tensions between the House and Senate, lawmakers continued Monday to try to come to agreement in two areas that helped spark an ongoing special session: funding for health care and environmental projects.

06/08/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

FHIX Fails In House

In the likely final act of one of the most divisive legislative debates in years, the Florida House voted decisively Friday to reject a proposal that would have used federal Medicaid expansion money to help lower-income Floridians purchase private health insurance.

06/05/2015

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senators Rake Medicaid Official Over Coals

The legislative battle over health care heated up as a Senate committee grilled a high-ranking official from Florida Governor Rick Scott’s administration.

06/02/2015

Health Insurance Marketplace ACA

Insurers On Federal Exchanges Propose Rate Increases

Those who purchase health insurance through the federal government exchange could see a substantial increase in their premiums next year.

06/02/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

House, Senate Still Stuck In Health Debate

A rare June special session began Monday with legislative leaders promising to get done with the unfinished business left over from their annual spring meeting: passing a spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.

06/01/2015

(Source: AP)

Senate Floats Revised Health Coverage Plan

The Florida Senate floated a health care coverage plan in an effort to break the logjam over extending coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians.

05/26/2015

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